Peeps on Vacation in Manhattan

In Humor On April 20, 2014 0 Comments

For the Easter weekend, Peeps stormed Manhattan for a little vacation frivolity!!!  The Peeps were quite busy on this holiday weekend:              … Read More »

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Quirky Travel Habits

In Humor On April 17, 2014 0 Comments

Habits, hangups, quirks, superstitions, rituals—they’re known by many names, and when it comes to travel, everyone has them. Some people bring good-luck charms on airplanes, for example. Some… Read More »

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After the Vacation: Getting Back in the Swing of Things

In Health On April 15, 2014 0 Comments

As fun as travel is, getting back in the swing of things following vacation can be tough—especially when travel with aging parents is involved. I’ve felt the full… Read More »


I would say he’s ready for a vacation….

In Humor On April 12, 2014 0 Comments

  I don’t know about you, but I think this winter has been brutal.  I know I’m ready for a vacation on the beach just like this guy:… Read More »

Ruth Terra Cotta Warriers 10-17-2008

Adventure + Learning with Road Scholar = A Great Combination

In Interview On April 10, 2014 0 Comments

INTERVIEW: Ruth Schick, Road Scholar (Part 2) Established as Elderhostel in 1975, Road Scholar has been offering learning and travel programs for nearly four decades! This is a… Read More »

Ruth at Uluru Australia 1-21-2006

Featured Traveler: A Lifelong Learner recommends Road Scholar

In Interview On April 8, 2014 0 Comments

INTERVIEW: Ruth Schick, Lifelong Learning with Road Scholar (Part 1) Last December I wrote about Road Scholar, a travel program that has “Lifelong Learning” as its motto and… Read More »

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Gnomes on Spring Break

In Humor On April 5, 2014 0 Comments

When I visited Mom in Indiana last week, we had a blast at one of the strangest—yet most fun—exhibits we’ve ever seen: “Gnome Away from Home,” at the… Read More »


Reader Question: Funnest Travel Moments with Mom

In Reader Question On April 3, 2014 0 Comments

Karen Presley Cosse asked this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: “What are your funnest travel moments with Mom?”  I’ve decided to answer that… Read More »

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Letting Go of Emotional Baggage when Traveling with your Parents

In Medical Concerns On April 1, 2014 0 Comments

When I tell people how much I’ve traveled with my mom (300,000+ miles so far—and counting!), I usually hear a shocked response along the lines of “How could… Read More »


A little giggle – getting through airport security

In Airport Security, Humor On March 30, 2014 0 Comments

Story of my life every time I go through security at LAX (including my trip two weeks ago!).  I wanted to knock the dude in front of me out… Read More »